School district staff want to move Wilson to Portola in the summer of 2018. But Wilson students, parents, and teachers say they can wait no longer. They want the district to move Wilson to Portola for the start of the 2017-2018 school year.
Richmond Promise is sponsoring a series of spring student and family workshops to help high school seniors complete their financial aid and Richmond Promise scholarship applications. The workshops are scheduled for 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. at 450 Civic Center Plaza on the following dates: March 1, 2, 7, 9 and 10.
Over 80 West Contra Costa High School students recently got the chance to conduct mock trials at the Superior Courthouse in Martinez as they participated in the annual countywide mock trial competition.
Richmond High School’s yearly trip to Washington, D.C. is in need of a big fundraising effort from the community.
Alex Beltran, the lead organizer of the West Contra Costa Parents’ Council, says the coalition will bring more resources to schools in underserved communities and ensure that parents stay informed
Thirty-six people died in the Ghost Ship warehouse fire in Oakland on December 5. Two members of the West Contra Costa Unified School District family, Sara Hoda and Travis Hough, were among those lost.
UC President Janet Napolitano says there are a lot of questions about how a Trump presidency will impact the university.
Proposition 58 would reverse California’s 20-year ban on bilingual education, during which time San Francisco saw a flourishing of multilingual programs.
The Bay Area African American College Preparedness Workshop will include information on navigating the college admission process and financial aid planning. Participants can network with alumni from the top Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and California universities. The workshop is open to all middle and high school students, parents and school administrators.
College application season is underway for prospective students. On November 1, University of California campuses will open their application portal for those interested in any of the nine campuses.